Australia On the mountain and under water: News from the travel world

17:31  29 july  2020
17:31  29 july  2020 Source:   de.reuters.com

Insiders reveal the opaque world of Falun Gong

  Insiders reveal the opaque world of Falun Gong An ABC investigation reveals the opaque world of Falun Gong and its mysterious leader Master Li Hongzhi.#parallax23129c0320

Nicht nur etwas für Skifahrer: Mit einem Schlepplift geht es in Oberndorf in Tirol nun auch für junge Mountainbiker den Hang hinauf. © Mirja Geh / TV Kitzbüheler Alpen / dpa-tmn Not just something for skiers: With a drag lift in Oberndorf in Tyrol, young mountain bikers can now climb the slope.

T-bar lift for mountain bikers in Tyrol

Oberndorf in Tirol (dpa / tmn) - Let yourself be pulled up a mountain by a t-bar lift and then speed down: mountain bikers can do this from August 7th in Oberndorf in Tirol. The bicycle lift, which is primarily intended for children, leads to a jump park for jumps over earth ramps, the Kitzbüheler Alpen tourism association announced. The drag lift operates from Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Jump Park is the center of a new trail arena for bikers with four routes of different levels of difficulty.

'No time for a beachside holiday': Fears about COVID outbreak as more cases confirmed

  'No time for a beachside holiday': Fears about COVID outbreak as more cases confirmed The clusters have prompted NSW Minister and Bega MP Andrew Constance to urge Sydneysiders to stay away from his region. Mr Constance, the local Bega MP, pleaded with Sydneysiders to stay away from the region."It's not the time to come to the coast for a beachside holiday over the next couple of weeks until we get through this unsettled period," he said.Mr Constance said the fact cases hadn't increased in recent days did not mean the threat to the region had passed."We're holding our breath, we're on tenterhooks ...

New Underwater Museum in Queensland

Townsville (dpa / tmn) - Holidaymakers can make a note of this attraction for the time when Australia removes the Corona entry ban: In Queensland, travelers can expect a new underwater museum that is only open to divers and snorkeling can be explored. The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) shows sculptures on the seabed and aims to draw attention to the consequences of climate change, as Tourism Queensland explains. It is located on the Great Barrier Reef on the northeast coast, around 70 kilometers from the town of Townsville. For the visit a boat trip is necessary, which brings the vacationers to the reef. There are several tour providers for this.

Rwanda welcomes travelers again

Kigali (dpa / tmn) - The African state of Rwanda will soon be welcoming foreign visitors again. From August 6th, there will be another KLM flight connection between Amsterdam and Kigali, Visit Rwanda informs. However, travelers must have a Corona test done in their country of origin 72 hours before departure and take another test on arrival. The results should be sent to the email address lab@rbc.gov.rw. Tests are carried out around the clock at Kigali airport. Rwanda is known for its rare mountain gorillas. Trips there and to other national parks are said to take place with special safety and hygiene precautions.

Zugänglich nur für Taucher: Skulptur im neuen Museum of Underwater Art vor der australischen Ostküste. © Jayson De Caires Taylor / Museum of Underwater Art / dpa-tmn Accessible only for divers: Sculpture in the new Museum of Underwater Art off the east coast of Australia.

Fears of a stampede to beauty spots as 'African heat flare' on the way .
Tourists on staycations are expected to flock back to beaches across the UK as temperatures up to 91F (33C) sweep in from central Europe by the end of the week - following 71F (22C) today.Tourists are expected to flock back to beaches across the country as temperatures up to 99F (37C) sweep in from central Europe by the end of the week amid a level two heat warning - following 71F (22C) highs today.

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